(David DeWitt’s article appeared in The New York Times, 5/22; via Pam Green.)

What happened when Stravinsky’s “Rite of Spring” met Mickey Mouse?

You can see the result in “Fantasia,” Disney’s 1940 masterpiece of animated filmmaking, or you can see part of the process, at least as imagined by the playwright Frederick Stroppel, in the friendly and sometimes provocative comedy “Small World.” The modest play has Igor Stravinsky and Walt Disney onstage to sound off about art, culture and other matters of their hearts.


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